J Zoo Wildl Med.: Hematology of the red-capped parrot (Pionopsitta pileata) and Vinaceous Amazon parrot (Amazona vinacea) in captivity.
Article Type: Brief article
Subject: Hematology (Research)
Parrots (Physiological aspects)
Parrots (Research)
Erythrocytes (Physiological aspects)
Authors: Santos-Schmidt, E.M.
Ribas-Lange, R.
Moreira-Ribas, J.
Pub Date: 06/01/2009
Publication: Name: Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery Publisher: Association of Avian Veterinarians Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2009 Association of Avian Veterinarians ISSN: 1082-6742
Issue: Date: June, 2009 Source Volume: 23 Source Issue: 2
Topic: Event Code: 310 Science & research
Geographic: Geographic Scope: United States Geographic Code: 1USA United States
Accession Number: 252006958
Full Text: Preliminary reference ranges for hematologic and total plasma protein profiles were determined for 9 adult red-capped parrots (Pionopsitta pileata) (6 males and 3 females) and 6 Vinaceous Amazon parrots (Amazona vinacea) (2 adult males, 2 adult females, 1 juvenile, and 1 nonsexed) from the Curitiba Zoo, Parana, Brazil. For both red-capped parrots and Vinaceous Amazon parrots, adult males had higher red blood cell counts than adult females. Regarding white blood cell distribution, differences because of sex were also found for both species of parrots.

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